Internships/Summer Enrichment Programs
Choose Your Program
- Boeing Academy for STEM, Museum of Flight
- BioPath Internship
- Butterfly Pediatrics
- Camp Blaze - Fire Camp For Young Women
- Carnegie Mellon University - Pre-College Programs
- Fred Hutch Summer High School Internship Program
- Harvard Summer School
- HungerCorps Associates
- Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive
- Kaiser Permanente LAUNCH Program
- Little Bit Riding Center Internship
- Microsoft Summer Internship
- Nordstrom Fashion Ambassador
- Patterson Camp Counselor
- Penn Engineering Summer Academy
- Pennsylvania School for Excellence in Agricultural Sciences
- Providence Summer Program - High School
- Seattle Aquarium Youth Ocean Advocate
- Stanford Summer Program
- University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy
- UW Nursing Summer Symposium
- UW Summer Stretch Grades 9-10
- Carnation Farms Paid Teen Summer Program
- Pre-college Artificial Intelligence Program - MIT Graduates
- Police Explorer Program
- Camp Prov - Providence Medical Center
- UW Do-It Scholars Program
- Impact Internship - Computer Science
- Impact Internship - Health Sciences
- Summer Planning Academy (SPA)
- Star Tech GA - Full STEAM Ahead Project
Boeing Academy for STEM, Museum of Flight
The Boeing Academy for STEM learning has a variety of camps, experiences, apprenticeships and more for all ages of students. Current programs are: ACE Aerospace Camp Experience, Aeronautical Science Pathway, Connections, Museum Apprentice Program, Private Pilot Ground School, Women Fly and more. See the link below for complete information and current dates.
Launch your career in Biotech. AGC Biologics is offering a BioPath Internship Program that will provide a combination of theoretical training and hands-on floor work. Theoretical and practical activities include GMP basics/concepts, a general understanding of science, operations basics, and planned experiments. They offer hourly compensation, plus school credit - approximately 180 hours per school year. Applications open April 1 for the following school year. Internship link will be provided once it is available.
We are a pediatric occupational therapy clinic in Bellevue, WA. We have openings for volunteer and shadow opportunity at our facility for students currently enrolled in educational programs related to child development or need hours to apply to school for such programs.
You will have the opportunity to observe children with special needs from age 0-13 yrs, and their treatment process at our clinic. Our highly skilled therapist can provide valuable learning to someone looking at a future career in child development or related fields. Diagnoses served Autism ADD/ADHD Developmental Delay Downs Syndrome Cerebral Palsy Learning Disorder DCD/Dyspraxia Sensory Processing Difficulties Chromosomal abnormalities Treatment Areas Sensory Processing Feeding challenges Fine motor and Gross mot
Camp Blaze - Fire Camp For Young Women
Fire Service Instruction
While Camp Blaze is offered in the fire service setting, it is merely our medium. The intent of Camp Blaze is not to recruit firefighters (though we secretly hope every camper falls in love with our profession)! It is our mission to EMPOWER, INSPIRE, and SUPPORT STRONG WOMEN LEADERS. There is no greater reward for us than to see Camp Blaze campers return to their community and make the world a better place. Our track record is strong and we invite you to join our Camp Blaze family.
Carnegie Mellon University - Pre-College Programs
Check out the pre-college programs offered by Carnegie Mellon University.
Fred Hutch Summer High School Internship Program
The Summer High School Internship Program (SHIP) is an eight-week, full-time paid internship for rising 12th graders. Selected interns attend an orientation day, then begin the internship with one week of hands-on training on laboratory safety techniques and skills in the Fred Hutch Training Labs. The remaining seven weeks consists of supervised shadowing and training in a Fred Hutch host mentor’s research lab. Interns also attend weekly workshops and seminars and make a presentation during the final week. SHIP gives students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research the opportunity to explore, clarify, and strengthen their research-related career interests.We encourage all applicants to learn more about our research areas and scientific divisions. Applicants should ensure they meet the eligibility requirements (below) and we recommend assembling application materials early, even before the application opens.
November: Program information posted
February 1: Online application opens
March 31: Online application closes - All materials, including references, are due by 11:59 p.m. on March 31.
Harvard Summer School
Experience what it's like to be a college student for seven transformative weeks. You'll get a true taste of college life as you thrive in an academically rigorous environment and engage with fellow high school and college students in and out of the classroom.
Summer HungerCorps Associates help to fight food insecurity by helping families and youth access healthy meals during the summer. Members will deliver meals directly to families’ doors at an apartment complex, serve Grab and Go meals at a community center, or distribute groceries to families at a neighborhood food pantry. Training will be provided in site management, marketing, community engagement, and data tracking – meaningful skills that will both serve our community and be powerful on a resume. Service placements include Seattle, Tukwila, Renton, Auburn, East King County, Kent, and Federal Way.
Personal referrals go a long way so if you know anyone who would be a great fit for one of these roles, please encourage them to apply! Here is the application link: https://bit.ly/HungerCorps2021.
Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive
Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive June 26 - July 23, 2022
Learn how to think like an entrepreneur and recognize problems as opportunities. Expand your leadership potential and global network. Join a group of emerging leaders from from across the U.S. and around the world. Work with a diverse team to solve a real problem facing a company or organization.
During this intensive summer experience from Lehigh University’s Iacocca Institute, international and U.S. high school students come together for dynamic learning opportunities, workshops and design labs, a team project with a real client organization, and visits to companies and start-ups. Students will select from focus areas like Sustainability, Technology, Population Health, or Marketing and Branding, with the unique opportunity to pursue a “deep dive” within the entrepreneurship intensive. The curriculum includes faculty from across the university and throughout the worldwide Iacocca Institute network, as well as collaboration with Lehigh’s Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation; Lehigh@NasdaqCenter; and the Mountaintop Initiative.
About the Iacocca Institute: For more than 30 years, the Iacocca Institute has been creating transformative, hands-on leadership experiences that develop and empower the next generation of global leaders. Collectively, its programs have hosted participants from more than 150 countries. It is part of Lehigh University, recognized among the U.S.’s premier research universities and located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Program Cost The program is $4250. This includes program fees, room and board, instructional materials, field trips, and all curriculum-related activities. Limited scholarships and discounts are available.
Early Decision Deadline: February 18, 2022. After February 18, we will admit qualified applicants on a rolling basis until program maximum is reached. Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (610) 758-3401.
Lehigh University, https://global.lehigh.edu/iacocca-institute/high-school/lehigh;
Kaiser Permanente LAUNCH Program
Kaiser Permanente’s KP LAUNCH (Learning About Unlimited New Careers in Healthcare) Internship Program offers young adults a variety of paid internship opportunities in our Oakland headquarters and administrative offices, as well as medical offices across northern California. Our goal is to build and sustain a diverse, culturally competent workforce for the future. To achieve that goal, we reserve our intern positions for young people that would otherwise lack the resources to explore a career in health. By providing these young people a chance to learn from inspiring health care professionals and leaders, they can build a valuable professional network. They also gain practical skills and work experiences by focusing on projects that matter. As part of our team, KP LAUNCH interns are helping Kaiser Permanente shape the future of health care.
Little Bit Riding Center Internship
Little Bit Riding Center Internship - Open NOW!
Do you enjoy volunteering your time, skills, and energy on fundraising events that make a difference? Join us! Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center is planning for our next auction on April 24, 2021. Join our volunteer team of people who are passionate about the Little Bit mission. Today, our greatest need is procurement help, i.e. respectfully asking businesses and individuals to donate an item, service, or sponsorship for the auction. Recognizing that many businesses are struggling due to the impacts of COVID, we will focus on those businesses who appear to be navigating today's challenges successfully. We have letters, forms, and guidance to help. Your efforts will directly impact the mission of Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in Redmond, Washington. Learn more about our mission at www.littlebit.org. For more information or to get started, please contact Director of Volunteer Involvement Lindsay Shepard at email@example.com.
Microsoft Summer Internship
Find inspiration, plan for college, and empower your future with Microsoft's High School Program. Get hands-on experience and on-the-job learning as you work on technology projects that make a difference in people's lives around the world.
The High School Internship is open to current senior high school students that live within 50 miles of Redmond, Washington who have a demonstrated interest in technology.
Microsoft High School Internship
Nordstrom Fashion Ambassador
This annual educational program gives high school students behind-the-scenes access to the fashion industry. To join the Nordstrom fashion ambassador program, you must be starting your junior or senior year in high school and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 in the United States.
Patterson Camp Counselor
Camp Patterson seeks volunteers ages 14+ to help with our special campers for a minimum commitment of two weeks. Counselor training is provided. Volunteer Application Packet For more information, call the Recreation Office at 425-257-8300 ext. 2
Penn Engineering Summer Academy
The Engineering Summer Academy at Penn (ESAP) welcomes highly motivated and talented students to explore Engineering at the college level. The academy’s intensive, three-week programs combine sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting edge technologies. Work with leading faculty while earning college credit, live on Penn’s historic campus, and connect with new friends from around the world.
Pennsylvania School for Excellence in Agricultural Sciences
Program Dates: July 10 - August 5, 2022
The Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences is a four-week residential summer program held primarily at University Park campus for academically talented and gifted high school rising seniors from throughout Pennsylvania.
This program hosts a variety of opportunities to learn more about Penn State and Agricultural Sciences, through classes, labs, workshops, field trips and other activities.
- Penn State, College of Agricultural Sciences, https://agsci.psu.edu/school-for-excellence. (only accepting high school juniors)
Providence Summer Program - High School
The summer program is a key component to Providence’s mission of caring for the poor and vulnerable. Additionally, we hope that this experience will help the students:
We are confident that after completion of the high school summer program, students will feel a sense of accomplishment and pride in having achieved a goal while enriching the lives of our patients, visitors and staff.
- Increase their awareness of the healthcare field as a potential career path.
- Apply sound decision-making and problem-solving skills within their volunteer position while receiving supportive coaching and mentoring from staff.
- Practice key communication skills in a diverse environment made up of patients, family members, visitors and staff from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds.
Seattle Aquarium Youth Ocean Advocate
Youth Ocean Advocates must be enrolled in grades 9–12 in a high school, Running Start or homeschool program at time of application.
We have a limited number of positions to fill each school year and summer. Potential Youth Ocean Advocates must attend one of our orientation sessions. After you attend the online orientation, you’ll receive an application to fill out and return to the Aquarium. From the applicant pool, we’ll select individuals to interview for the program. Positions are filled based upon the applicant’s interview performance and application. We will be hosting orientation sessions in early spring to prepare for our summer volunteer session. Please check back here for updates as we finalize the schedule. If you’d like to be notified when summer orientation dates are set, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, email, school and grade level.
Stanford Summer Program
Renowned for entrepreneurial innovation and academic excellence, Stanford enriches your curiosity, creativity, and knowledge with a wide variety of courses, to help you reach your full potential. Study with a dynamic, diverse student body from more than 40 countries in small classes with dedicated instructors, with the opportunity to earn credit and an official transcript from Stanford.
University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy
University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy 2022
Program Dates: June 26 – July 23
Come spend four weeks on the main campus of the University of Pittsburgh exploring the world of health care. Through hands-on experiences, guest speakers, group discussions, team projects and presentations, simulations, and multiple site visits you will gain a behind the scenes look at the life of a health care professional. Students also gain an understanding of professional expectations and behavior.
Classes Six or seven Learning Teams are offered each summer with topics such as Introduction to Neuroscience, Alternative Medicine, and Hippocrates in Court. The topics vary each summer. The teams create and present two group projects. Students also take a Concentration Course which includes visits to local facilities offering services in the field. Past course offerings have included Global, Geriatric, Behavioral and Public Health.
Who can apply? Current high school sophomores and juniors who are at least 15 years of age at the time of application are eligible for the program. UPHCSA is open to U.S. and International students who meet the criteria.
Program cost A tuition fee of $3200 covers room and board, instructional materials, transportation for program field trips, and curriculum related social activities. Financial aid is available for qualified students. Families are responsible for transportation to and from the program, pocket money, and overages of the daily allotment for meals. Students must remain in residence for the full four-week program, including weekends. Application Applications are now available on our website www.hcsa.pitt.edu.
Deadline is February 23, 2022. Contact us at email@example.com with questions.
University of Pittsburgh, http://www.hcsa.pitt.edu/;
UW Nursing Summer Symposium
High school students will learn about the nursing profession from talking to current nursing students and attending a nursing panel online and other activities and many more:
- Learn about the different nursing programs by attending a Student Nursing Panel
- Learn about the nursing profession by attending a Nursing Panel
- Learn about Social Determinants
- Learn about admissions and the application process
- Be mentored by current students
- Network with the School of Nursing students, alumni and staff
- Make new friends
- Be inspired
UW Summer Stretch Grades 9-10
UW Summer Stretch offers both accelerated courses and courses for enrichment.
UW Summer Stretch Program - Grades 9-10
The Robinson Center hires a number of teacher's aides (TAs) for their programs. Check the Robinson Center website in early March 2021 for application instructions.
Carnation Farms Paid Teen Summer Program
We are currently hiring for our paid summer program, Rooted. Rooted at Carnation Farms is a 7-week paid summer program. Teens work together on our 15-acre certified organic farm, gaining first-hand knowledge of the joys and challenges of farming. Through workshops and service learning projects, teens become equipped to use their unique voices, talents, and skills to rethink a liberated food system.
We bring together teens from diverse backgrounds and experiences from throughout the Snoqualmie Valley and Greater Seattle, who form deep bonds to each other and to the land. Teens currently in grades 9-11 are eligible to apply.
For more information about the program and how to apply, please check out the attached flyer and visit our website-- https://carnationfarms.org/campsclasses/rooted/
Pre-college Artificial Intelligence Program - MIT Graduates
Summer 2022: Pre-College Artificial Intelligence Program by MIT Graduates
Inspirit AI is a live online 25-hour pre-college AI program that prepares students across disciplines for an AI-driven future, guiding them to build socially impactful projects like pneumonia diagnosis, stock market prediction, and criminal justice reform! Students learn in small-group classrooms, and cohorts for beginner and advanced coders are available. Apply for Summer 2022 programs by April 30th. Please find the high school application here and program brochure here. Feel free to contact our program coordinator Aidan at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Police Explorer Program
This program is for young adults ages 14-21 interested in learning more about law enforcement, participating in community events and police training. It also is a great way for high schoolers to fulfill their community service hours, however it is a large time commitment.
Camp Prov - Providence Medical Center
Camp Prov is an integrated day camp for children, ages 3 to 12, who are receiving early intervention. They participate in activities including arts and crafts, music and singing, nature walks, dance/movement; anything else that sounds fun.
Forest Park in Everett
July & August
4-hour morning session or 4-hour afternoon session
UW Do-It Scholars Program
The Do-It Scholars program serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. There is no cost to families for Do-It programs.
We are seeking students who:
- are sophomores or juniors in high school
- have an aptitude for and interest in studying at a college
- have any type of disability recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act, including both those with or without IEP or 504 plans
- are motivated to participate and interested in interacting with other students with a variety of disabilities
Do-It Scholars attend a live-in Summer Study program on the University of Washington Seattle campus.
Application Due: January 30th, 2023
Contact: email@example.com or 206.685.3648
Impact Internship - Computer Science
Computer Science Immersion Program (C-SIP)
9 Sunday Afternoons (4pm to 7pm PST) – June 11th to August 6th
Location: Zoom Virtual Classroom
Our world is being rapidly transformed by the impact of technology and the effect it has on our society. Individuals in the computer science field work every day to develop new products, software and digital narratives that are actively reshaping every aspect of our world. Over the course of 9 Sunday afternoons in Summer 2023, high school students will learn about their future opportunities in the computer science field as it relates to education, a career and making a positive impact on our changing world. Students will hear career presentations from working professionals engaged in computer science jobs and career fields such as web design, software development, user design as well as the business operations of technology companies. Through workshops and discussions, student will learn more about how their unique personal and academic interests can relate to a possible career future in computer science.
❖ Engage during talks from 10+ working professionals such as a web designer, UX engineer, product manager and technical artist about their computer science/ technology related careers
❖ Prepare for college admissions as well as career options & pathways in our program facilitated workshops
❖ Work collaboratively on a small team project where we explore website design, user experience and basic software programs
❖ Learn more about your potential career opportunities to make a positive impact on the world around you using technology
Interested? – More Info and the Application are at www.impactinternships.org/csip
Application Deadline: Sunday, May 21st, 2023
Questions? – Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Impact Internships is an independent 501c3 non-profit not affiliated with any academic institution.
Impact Internship - Health Sciences
Health Science Immersion Program (HSIP)
9 Saturday Afternoons: June 10th to August 5th (1 - 4 pm OR 4 - 7pm PST)
Location: Zoom Virtual Classroom
From science research in a laboratory to medical care in a hospital, there are many health science professionals who are transforming society’s health outcomes. In Summer 2023, we will give high school students an introduction to the academic, research and professional components of the health sciences field. A key focus of HSIP will be helping students consider their future college experience as well as career opportunities through hearing from speakers, engaging in workshops and taking part in a group research article project. Over the last four years over 975 high school students have been introduced to the health sciences field with HSIP.
❖Engage in lectures from 12+ speakers including Science Professors/ PhD Graduate Students from institutions including UC San Francisco, UCLA, Columbia University & Cal State LA about their research as well as health professionals such as a dentist, medical resident physician, respiratory therapist, medical communications manager & pharmacist about their careers
❖ Prepare for college admissions in our facilitator led workshops and engage in our career options and pathways workshops
❖ Work collaboratively on a small group research project to build science inquiry and public communication skills
❖ Be Part of a Community That Values Learning and Mentorship!
All current high school students (grades 9 -12) with an interest in the health sciences are encouraged to apply! Interested?
More Info and the Application are at www.impactinternships.org/hsip
Application Deadline: Sunday, May 21 st, 2023
Summer Planning Academy (SPA)
The Summer Planning Academy (SPA) is a free program for high school students in King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties that introduces them to planning topics through engaging sessions, activities, and site visits led by regional planning experts at Puget Sound Regional Council, colleagues from partner agencies, and leaders from the community. The program encourages students to think creatively about how better planning can help people lead better lives and how to set a career path to become a planner.
It is a four-day program in July and August and includes a $500 scholarship for successful completion. More details about SPA including the dates and the application can be found on our website. The application deadline is May 15, 2023.
A little about Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC). PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth, transportation, and economic development planning within King, Pierce, Snohomish, and Kitsap counties. PSRC is composed of nearly 100 members, including the four counties, cities and towns, ports, state and local transportation agencies, and Tribal governments within the region.
Contact: Kristin Mitchell (She/Her)
Star Tech GA - Full STEAM Ahead Project
Here is some more information regarding Star Tech Global Academy's Full STEAM Ahead project that I mentioned on our phone call:
We are partnering with Seagen, a leading biotechnology company, to provide an annual summer internship opportunity for high school students aged 16 years and above. Our company is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) fields by offering an internship program that targets at-risk and underrepresented youth.
The summer internship program will offer
paid positions at $20 per hour
resources and mentorship
To gauge interest and identify potential candidates, we will be conducting outreach days after school on each Wednesday & Friday in the month of May, where we will provide information about the program and answer any questions. Our staff will be in person, providing snacks, and walking students through a mobile Interest List sign-up at https://www.startechga.org/seagen
Here are some key points that you can share with your students:
The internship program
Runs 8 weeks starting July 10, 2023
Students commit to work 12hrs/week, 3days/week
1 in-person day in Bothell, Washington (transportation stipend)
2 remote work days per week (laptop provided for students to keep)
We will provide a food stipend for the students, even when working from home.
We are offering up to three internships
The internship comes with a $5,000 scholarship upon completion in addition to the $20/hr pay and stipends.